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Ivy Chuang is an acclaimed flutist and piccoloist from Hong Kong. She is noted for her brilliant technique, diversified approach and dramatic emotion spanning every musical era. Currently, Ivy is a regular freelance flute and piccolo player with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and Hong Kong Sinfonietta.
Her outstanding playing has already brought her to concerts and masterclasses across four continents. She made guest appearances with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (UK) and Orquesta Sinfonica del Principado de Asturias (Spain). Ivy has appeared as a soloist with the Boston University Wind Ensemble and Chung Chi Wind Orchestra of The Chinese University of Hong Kong to name a few.
Ivy obtained the BMus (1st hon) from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA). She was then granted the Jardine Matheson Scholarship to study further at the Royal Northern College of Music (England) where she received the PGDip (Distinction). Apart from her artistic development, Ivy is very devoted to education. She is currently teaching flute and piccolo at the HKAPA and the music faculties of three other local universities.
She is the first-ever artist of the renowned Brannen Brothers Flutemakers, Inc. and was appointed as their Asian sole artist from 2018 to 2020. She plays on a Brannen Brothers 19.5K Rose Gold flute with a 14K Lafin headjoint.